Impure thoughts – Don’t put them into action; Surrender them to Baba
Source: AvatarMeher.org, AMB Hyderabad Center
Baba embraced them and asked Dedolchow about his difficulties, and he described the rigors of life at sea as a merchant marine. He also spoke about the division he felt in himself between his impure thoughts and actions on the one hand, and his urge to go toward his “Father” (Baba) on the other, which he said he lacked the courage to do.
Baba explained to Dedolchow: “Why are you afraid to come to me with all your impurities? Where else are you going to dispose of your dirt except in this Ocean? Throw all your impurities in this Ocean! Give them to me and be free. By surrendering to me both his good and bad, anyone can be free. But it is very difficult. Out of millions, only one can do it!
“Don’t be afraid of low thoughts. They do no harm if they come, but don’t put them into action. Don’t entertain them willfully either. Nothing will happen to a man if he thinks of taking poison occasionally, but if he constantly thinks of it, a time might come when he gets the poison and swallows it.”
Mar, 1960; Guruprasad
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